The Press: Sunshine in Vancouver

To tart-tongued Columnist Jack Scott, 43, of the Vancouver (B.C.) Sun, no target was ever more tempting than the Sun itself. He railed against the paper's promotion contests ("cynical seduction of a gullible public"), declared western Canada's biggest (circ. 211,012) and fattest daily was slow of foot and dull of eye. Critic Scott's proposal to brighten the Sun: "More deep reporting and vivid writing, the sort of thing that will grab the reader by the lapels and command his attention." Last September Scott got a chance to put up or shut up; Sun...

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